I was very concerned that the vibration would damage my
towers, so I took no chances. The Preformed Line Products
SVD dampeners completely solved the problem by installing
one dampener at the top of each guy, within reach of the tower.
As the PLP literature describes, some cases may require more
extreme measures involving multiple SVDs, but one per guy
was adequate in my case.
---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2006 10:25:13 -0400
>From: "Dick Green WC1M" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Phillystran vibration damping?
>To: <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Can you provide some detail on your solution? How many
dampers did you need
>and where on each guy were they placed? How did you
>parameters? If they were placed out of reach from the ground
or tower, did
>you have to disconnect each guy to install them?
>The product literature suggests vibration is potentially
damaging to the
>connecting hardware. Is this a real concern for typical ham
>is the primary issue the noise?
>Thank & 73,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email@example.com
>> Sent: Saturday, July 15, 2006 11:19 PM
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Phillystran vibration damping?
>> The product you're looking for is a Spiral Vibration
>> Dampener, manufactured by Preformed Line Products.
>> I had the same problem on the guys on my 200 foot towers,
>> and the SVD dampeners completely solved the problem.
>> Philadelphia Rope Works, the manufacturer of Phillystran,
>> able to get them for me.
>> Good luck!
>> ---- Original message ----
>> >Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 21:30:13 -0400
>> >From: "Blake M." <email@example.com>
>> >Subject: [TowerTalk] Phillystran vibration damping?
>> >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> >I thought there has been previous discussion on this? I've
>> been able to
>> >get the right key words to get a match in the archives.....
>> tower sounds
>> >like a violin in during big winds and it's time to fix it.
>> >Blake N4GI
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